Category: Border

Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants
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Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple human smuggling attempts leading to the arrest of five alleged human smugglers and 24 migrants. The arrests occurred between July 9-12 in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California. The intercepts began Thursday evening when agents assigned to the Highway 78 interior immigration checkpoint encountered a group of migrants attempting…

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Watch: Border Wall Extends 216 Miles, Adding 1 Mile a Day
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Watch: Border Wall Extends 216 Miles, Adding 1 Mile a Day

President Donald Trump and his agency deputies are showing off the border wall as it extends 216 miles along the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials have started building another 339 miles and are sketching plans for an additional 183 miles, according to Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner for the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Trump has…

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Trump’s Border Rules Reducing Illegal Immigration from Canada
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Trump’s Border Rules Reducing Illegal Immigration from Canada

Tighter U.S. border security to stop the spread of the coronavirus has led to a decrease in illegal immigration, including along the northern border with Canada. Like the U.S., Canada has also put in place the policy of turning migrants back immediately, according to the Associated Press (AP): Five Mexican citizens apprehended this week after…

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April Border Patrol Apprehensions Drop 84 Percent from Last Year
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April Border Patrol Apprehensions Drop 84 Percent from Last Year

The apprehension of migrants along the southwestern border with Mexico during the month of April fell 84 percent from the same month in 2019. Agents apprehended a total of 15,862 migrants after they illegally crossed the border. In April, Border Patrol agents apprehended 15,862 who illegally crossed the southwest border between ports of entry. Those…

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Border Patrol Opens Emergency Operations Center in South Texas for Coronavirus
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Border Patrol Opens Emergency Operations Center in South Texas for Coronavirus

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol officials announced the opening of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus public health crisis. The center will help officials coordinate with local, state, and other federal agencies. “The EOC serves as a centralized location to manage Border Patrol’s resources that are strategically placed throughout…

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Exclusive: Border Patrol Circulates Intel Alert Titled ‘Suspected Suicide Bomber en Route to the U.S.’
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Exclusive: Border Patrol Circulates Intel Alert Titled ‘Suspected Suicide Bomber en Route to the U.S.’

Authorities along the U.S. border are on alert after receiving a law enforcement intelligence warning about a possible suicide bomber heading north toward the U.S.-Mexico Border. Breitbart obtained an exclusive copy of the leaked official document from a source operating under the umbrella of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The official report was circulated…

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U.S. border officials are increasingly denying entry to travelers over others’ social media
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U.S. border officials are increasingly denying entry to travelers over others’ social media

Travelers are increasingly being denied entry to the United States as border officials hold them accountable for messages, images and video on their devices sent by other people. It’s a bizarre set of circumstances that has seen countless number of foreign nationals rejected from the U.S. after friends, family or even strangers send messages, images…

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